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The total of the land-forces, including those sent from North America, was 14,041.
It was composed of not less than seventy thousand men in all,—forty thousand land-forces and thirty thousand sailors.
They provided for eight-and-twenty thousand land-forces, besides six thousand marines.
The number of land-forces occasioned a debate; and the Hessian auxiliaries were not allowed without dispute and opposition.
The fleet which co-operated with the land-forces in the artillery attack of October 17, 1854, consisted of twenty-five ships.